Hand-Made Percussion Instruments
Drums | Checkeres &
Other Percussion | Miniatures
Ezequiel Torres is considered one of
the top drum carvers in the United States. He is also an expert
at creating the complicated beadwork tapestries that are used
to as covers for the bata drums.
Ezequiel was a curator, consultant
and exhibitor for the Historical Museum of Southern Florida's
2001 exhibit, At the Crossroads, Afro-Cuban Orisha Arts,
where his drums and beadwork were on display. In 2008, he
received the Florida State Department's Florida Folk Heritage
See below for photos of the instruments he has made: more photos can be found by clicking the links in the sub-menu above.